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Caribbean Documents Collection

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Box 2

The Invisible Billionaire typescript

Box 4

Case 12

Diaries

Box 6

La nouvelle Haiti tribune

Maps



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Caribbean Documents Collection, 1542-1959 | University of Miami Special Collections

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Collection Overview

Title: Caribbean Documents Collection, 1542-1959Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: ASM0570

Extent: 8.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Documents, Historical maps, Letters, Property records, Registers (lists), Typescripts

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of correspondence and documents (ex. property transactions including slave registers) from the various islands of the Caribbean such as Jamaica, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Christopher, Trinidad and Tobago from the 16th to the 19th century. The collection is further enhanced by the acquisition of antique maps from cartographers such as Linschoten and Sanson.

Subject/Index Terms

Caribbean Area - Economic conditions
Caribbean Area - Maps
Ludwig, Daniel Keith, 1897-1992
Shields, Jerry
Slavery - Caribbean Area

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Caribbean Documents Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to asc.library@miami.edu.

Related Materials: See also the Caribbean and South American Ephemera Collection (ASM0001), the Historical Documents Collection (ASM0566), the Latin America Documents Collection (ASM460), the Jamaica Manuscripts Collection (ASM0320), and the Florida Documents Collection (ASM0567).

Preferred Citation: Caribbean Documents Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Box 1 Folders 24-27 added from Historical Documents Collection, May 2011.

Finding Aid Revision History:

Laura Capell, May 2011.

Detailed descriptions of the Slave Registers were added by CAAD Interns Benjamin Morris and Dykisha Potter, under the supervision of Manuscripts Librarian, Beatrice C. Skokan, Sping 2013.

Other Note: Container list by Marcia Evanson and Grace Castro.

Container List (PDF): http://proust.library.miami.edu/findingaids/legacy/asm0570CL.pdf


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Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "Documents of Caribbean Struggles -Jamaica Today: A World View", 1970sAdd to your cart.

Collection of newspaper articles about house squatting in Jamaica

Article Headlines:

"Jamaica: Democratic Socialism versus The Struggle for Change"

"Problem of Captured Property"

"PM newers warning against land capture"

"Captured: Houses and Land"

"Rema: the politics of terror"

"Capturing Capitalist Houses"

"Brother versus Brother"

"Squatters Must Go"

"Property or Anarchy"

"Spaulding: Committed to End 'Capture' of Govt. Property"

"Getting to the heart of the Rema affair"

"Big owners won't release unused land"

"1,300 norwood squatters step forward"

"Democratic socialism"

"Week-end reflections"

"1,200 acre property seized by squatters"

"Morant Bay: The Diary of a Rebellion"

"Jamaica: Workers"

"Law and Order Jamaican Style"

" 'Justice' demo for a 17-year old boy"

"Police vigilante squad taken out of operation"

"Houses only occupied, not captured"

"No evidence of JLP, PNP aid to gangs"

"How workers participate in Iran"

"Middle class houses"

"Police tear gas disperses marchers"

"New police violence launched against the people, crime only an excuse"

"Citizens protest killings by police"

"Where are our radicals?"

"Court opens hearing into appeal by J.O.S. workers"

"Soares Regime unable to bring stability to portugal"

"Portugal: Turning Defeat Into Victory"

"Police Up Attacks on Trench Town Youth"

"The Struggle for Worker's Control in Tanzania"

"Spain: Revolution on Land and in Industry"

"The Adventure of Westmoreland: Workers council in Rural Jamaica - 1969-1971"

Folder 2: Report: Haiti Emergency Relief Fund, 2010Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Promotional Packet for Festival de Theatre Quatre Chemins 2011, 2011Add to your cart.

Press dossier for the Festival de Theatre Quatre Chemins 2011.

Gift of Professor Kate Ramsey, 2012.

Folder 4: Unite: Youth Forces for National Liberation, 1968Add to your cart.
YFNL Journal No. 2
Folder 5: West Indian Survey, Mar-Apr 1938Add to your cart.
Packet of correspondence and research findings related to the fruit juice industry.
Folder 6: S.F. McDonald Letters- Immigration from Jamaica, 1839Add to your cart.
3 letters concerning immigration from Jamaica.
Folder 7: American Ship Taken Off Haiti by French Privateer, 1797Add to your cart.
Account of American Ship "Nancy" Captured off Haiti by Indomitable French Privateer "Recontre"
Folder 8: Royal Navy Officer Implicated in Political Riots in Haiti, 1879Add to your cart.
Manuscript Accounts of a Royal Navy Officer Implicated in Haiti's Political Riots
Folder 9: Viva Puerto Rico Libre, 1965Add to your cart.
Political Tract: Tremont, Ma: New England Free Press, 1969. First Edition Thus. Quarto. Stapled Pictorial paper wrappers; "This work which was originally prepared by the Puerto Rican Youth Movement in 1965 was revised in some of its parts in January 1969".
Folder 10: Negro Fairy-Tales from Suriname, 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Children's stories and Fairy Tales from Suriname
Folder 11: Cuba---Puerto RicoAdd to your cart.
Document detailing the implications of the clash between the United States of America and Soviet Russia for Cuba and Puerto Rico
Folder 12: Why Haiti Solidarity Work is Important, 1991Add to your cart.
Report illustrating the importance of solidarity work in Haiti
Folder 13: The Church and Caribbean Sovereignty, 1984Add to your cart.
Report Detailing the Church's Stance on Caribbean Sovereignty compiled by the II Caribbean Conference of Intellectual workers
Folder 14: Free Puerto Rico!, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 15: The Lambi Fund of Haiti, 2012Add to your cart.
"Supporting the economic justice, democracy, amd sustainable development in Haiti"
Folder 16: Friends for JamaicaAdd to your cart.
Friends for Jamaica newsletter. Nos 11-15 (August December 1981). New York, the newsletter, 1980s. Five issues of the mimeographed newsletter, 8.5x11 inches, adress labels and stamps on back cover.
Folder 17: A Victory of Revolutionary TendencyAdd to your cart.
"...the recent Foreign Relations Ministers Conference of Non-Aligned Nations, held in Georgetown, Guyana. Reflecting the will of almost one half of the countries in the world--with a total population of more than a billion people--...concentrated its discussion on, colonialist, imperialist wars of aggression..."
Folder 18: Background Information on U.S. Intervention in the Dominican RepublicAdd to your cart.
Zevin, Robert. Cambrige, MA: Massachusetts Political Action for Peace, 1965. Issued after the U.S. Invasion.
Folder 19: Manuscript Diaries, 1913-1921Add to your cart.
San Juan, Puerto Rico. 1913-1923. 6 diaries: 198, 224, 222, 211, 127 pp, of almost daily entries. U.S. Registry Record ledgers.
Folder 20: Autograph Letter on the Coffee Trade during the Haiti Revolution, by John Lewis, 1807Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Collection of 25 Dominican Theatre and Opera Programs, 1954-1960Add to your cart.
Item 1: Conservatorio Nacional de Musica y Declamacion: Ciclo de Audiciones de los Alumnos del Curso Superior de Piano, June-July 1954Add to your cart.
Item 2: Sociedad Pro-Arte, Ciudad Trujillo: Tercer Gran Concierto de la Temporada con Pianista Abbey Simon, May 27, 1954Add to your cart.
Item 3: Direccion General de Bellas Artes Teatro Escuela de Arte Nacional: Lectura animada de la Tragedia Sófocles "Edipo", July 12, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 4: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Recital de Violin por Juan Carlos Rybin, Acompañado al piano por Julio A. Hernandez, August 9, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 5: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concerieto, November 21, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 6: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto de Música de Cámara a cargo de los Grupos Instrumentales de la O.S.N., December 8, 1956Add to your cart.
Item 7: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto, February 25, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 8: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto de Música de Cámara a cargo de los Grupos Instrumentales de la O.S.N. con la participación del pianista Manuel Rueda, December 6, 1957Add to your cart.
Item 9: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto de Música de Cámara a cargo de los Grupos Instrumentales de la O.S.N., May 7, 1958Add to your cart.
Item 10: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, March 14, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 11: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Carlota, April 1959Add to your cart.
Item 12: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto de Música Dominicana, May 3, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 13: Universidad de Santo Domingo y la Secretaría de Edstado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional con Solistas Invonne Haza Del Castillo, Aristides Inchaustegui, y Olga Azar, Sinfónico Coral, May 30, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 14: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, Concierto Sinfónica Coral en el bicentenario de Georg Friedrich Handel (1685-1759), June 1, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 15: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto de Musica de Camara por los Grupos Instrumentales de la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, June 15, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 16: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto con  la participación del violinista Jacinto Gimbernard, June 24, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 17: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: A Puerta Cerrada, September 1959Add to your cart.
Item 18: Teatro-Escuela de Arte Nacional: Prometeo, October 12, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 19: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto, October 22, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 20: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto, November 20, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 21: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto, November 28, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 22: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto, December 18, 1959Add to your cart.
Item 23: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Concierto en ocasión de Aniversario de la creación de la Provincia del Bahoruco y del Combate de la Fuente del Rodeo, March 12, 1960Add to your cart.
Item 24: Secretaría de Estado de Educación y Bellas Artes: Semana de Bellas Artes, May 15, 1956 - May 21, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Caribbean Workers' Weekly, 1965-1966Add to your cart.
50 issues of Caribbean Workers' Weekly, a "CARIB" supplement published by the Caribbean Workers' Movement. The publication ranges from the first issue, dated July 3-10, 1965 to the 68th issue, dated Oct. 23-29th, 1966, and it addresses various problems with social and work conditions in the Caribbean.
Folder 23: Cultural Workers Front of Our America: History of the The Third World Caucus, 1975Add to your cart.
"[San Francisco Bay Area]: The Front, [1975]. 5 p., 8.5 x 11 inch sheets stapled at upper left corner. Discusses the effort spearheaded by Chicanos to form a caucus within the Front and the rocky beginning to its work. Attached sheet lists organizations interested in possible collaboration, including CEDOAS (a Dominican organization), the Puerto Rican Socialist Party, Congress of Afrikan People, and others; also included is a summary of a visit to NYC and cultural contacts made there, especially with the Nation of Grafitti Artists, a Dominican and Puerto Rican group of kids that targeted trains, bridges, etc." -Bolerium
Folder 24: Reports from the West Indies and Legislative Documents, 1898-1930Add to your cart.
Item 1: Standing Rules and Orders of the Legislative Council of Antigua, 1898Add to your cart.
Item 2: Report of the Joint Committee of the Legislature appointed to consider the advisability of the reitment of Barbados from the West Indian Sanitary Convention of 1904 and to recommend what steps should be taken in regard thereto., 1910Add to your cart.
Item 3: Radiotelegraph Agreement between the United Fruit Company's Vice-President S. G. Schermerhorn and the Government of British Honduras' Colonial Secretary, Robert Walter, 1915Add to your cart.
Item 4: Report by Mr. C.A. Gomez, Curator, Botanic Station, Montserrat, on a visit to Canada in connection with the development of a fruit and vegetable trade with that Country, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Newsletter: Vincyrights, September 1989 and January 1990Add to your cart.
The bulletin of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Human Rights Association, which was formed in 1986. This newsletter is dedicated to promiting human rights within the Caribbean community.

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[Box 2],
[Box 3: The Invisible Billionaire typescript, 1990s],
[Box 4],
[Case 12],
[Box 5: Diaries],
[Box 6],
[Box 7: La nouvelle Haiti tribune, 1981-1982],
[Box 8: Maps],
[All]



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